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Exclusive Interview – Ted Mathot and Marc Sondheimer on Auntie Edna short

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Tai Freligh interviews Ted Mathot and Marc Sondheimer on Auntie Edna short… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview story supervisor Ted Mathot and producer Marc Sondheimer on the Auntie Edna short included with the very popular Incredibles 2 film. He asked Ted and Marc about when the idea for the short came about, Marc’s thoughts on Bao and whether or not these Pixar shorts are a callback to pre-show cartoons, Ted’s first time directing (and being mentored by Brad Bird along the way) and going from his first job on The Ren and Stimpy Show to Pixar. We thank story supervisor Ted Mathot and producer Marc Sondheimer for taking the time to speak with us. Incredibles 2 was released on October 23rd via digital, and is now available…
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Exclusive Interview – Dave and Jessica Torres on Incredibles 2

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Tai Freligh interviews Dave and Jessica Torres on Incredibles 2… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview animators Dave and Jessica Torres on the very successful Incredibles 2 film.  Dave joined Pixar in 2015 and has worked on films like Finding Dory, Cars 3 and Incredibles 2 and is currently working on Toy Story 4.  Jessica came on board Pixar in 2009 and has worked on such movies as Toy Story 3, Brave, Coco, Inside Out and Incredibles 2. We asked them how they handle animation on later installments of series, how much the technology has changed in the 14 years between Incredibles films, what it’s like to work on their first film together, what opportunities there are for women at Pixar Studios as well as how they met and fell in love. We thank animators…
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Exclusive Interview – Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb on Pixar’s Bao

Exclusive Interview – Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb on Pixar’s Bao

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Tai Freligh interviews Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb about the Pixar short Bao… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh attended a recent press tour for Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2 DVD release and sat down to talk with director Domee Shi and producer Becky Neiman-Cobb about Bao, the short film that ran in front of Incredibles 2 in theaters and is also available on the home video release. Shi has the distinction of being the first female director of an animated short at Pixar Studios.  We asked Domee and Becky what the reaction to the film was from not only the Asian community, but film-goers in general, to talk a bit about the representation of strong moms in both films, the state of opportunities for women in animation, and whether or not she’s working on a feature-length film or…
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Exclusive Interview – Brad Bird and John Walker on Incredibles 2

Exclusive Interview – Brad Bird and John Walker on Incredibles 2

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Tai Freligh interviews Brad Bird and John Walker about Incredibles 2… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview director Brad Bird and producer John Walker about this year’s hugely successful sequel Incredibles 2. With Bird having been pretty vocal about the importance of seeing movies in the theater, we asked him whether or not he thought having a DVD version of the movie was a necessary evil, as well as any concerns that there might not have been an audience for a follow up to The Incredibles coming fourteen years after the first.  And, having directed a Mission: Impossible movie, we wanted his take on Christopher McQuarrie’s Fallout film and what he thought of Superman actor Henry Cavill as a villain. We thank director Brad Bird…
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Karen Strassman on Preacher, The Purge and The Onania Club

Karen Strassman on Preacher, The Purge and The Onania Club

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Tai Freligh interviews Karen Strassman from Preacher… Karen Strassman is a veteran television actress and voiceover artist who can currently be seen with a recurring guest role as “Dr. Slotnick” on the hit AMC series Preacher. She has guest-starred on the popular TV shows Silicon Valley, Workaholics, Weeds, and Criminal Minds to name just a few.  She was also the Newscaster in the cult classic The Purge and has lent her voice to many notable video games including Call of Duty: WWII, Halo Wars 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, and most recently World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.  She will next be seen in the psychological horror film, The Onania Club from Tom Six.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with Karen Strassman to talk Preacher, The Purge and her many VO and acting appearances. Questions: Talk about your character in Preacher. How much was on the…
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Aquaman marketing floods the halls of San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Aquaman marketing floods the halls of San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Aquaman has the distinction of being the only superhero movie coming out this year from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, so of course they are flooding the halls of San Diego Comic-Con with a massive marketing push!  From action figures to costumes and props from the movies to comic books, posters and toys, you couldn’t skip a rock across the hall without hitting something from the upcoming James Wan film.  Flickering Myth’s own Tai Freligh was on hand to take some photos and video from the convention floor of all the Aquaman marketing…   From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role.  The film reveals the origin…
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Exclusive Interview – Wendy and Richard Pini talk Elfquest at SDCC 2018

Exclusive Interview – Wendy and Richard Pini talk Elfquest at SDCC 2018

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Tai Freligh chats Elfquest with Wendy and Richard Pini at San Diego Comic-Con 2018… On February 28th, 2018, the fantasy graphic novel series ElfQuest came to its grand conclusion, ending a four-decade run with the publication of issue 24 of the comic series “The Final Quest.” America’s longest-running fantasy comic book series, with tens of millions of copies of comics and graphic novels in print worldwide, ElfQuest came to an end on the same day it first appeared 40 years ago, February 28th, 1978. To celebrate, creators Wendy and Richard Pini have embarked on the “Forty Years of Pointed Ears” tour, a year-long victory-lap of appearances that will take the Pinis across the country and even to Europe. Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with them at San Diego Comic-Con for this exclusive interview… Still owned and…
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Interview: LEGO’s Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis cast and crew at SDCC

Interview: LEGO’s Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis cast and crew at SDCC

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The cast and crew of LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis participated in roundtable interviews at SDCC 2018.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh was there and got these video interviews with director Matt Peters (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Gotham City Breakout), screenwriters Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham By Gaslight) and Jeremy Adams (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash), and executive producer Brandon Vietti (Young Justice). Brandon Vietti, Executive Producer Matt Peters, Director Dee Bradley Baker, Voice of Aquaman Jim Krieg & Jeremy Adams, Writers Aquaman must battle foes in the air, on land and in the depths of the Seven Seas, along with some help from The Justice League, to save the day. The animated film is expected to release in the United States on July 31st, 2018 and…
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Interviews: Wallis Day, Shaun Sipos and Cameron Welsh talk SyFy’s Krypton at Comic-Con

Interviews: Wallis Day, Shaun Sipos and Cameron Welsh talk SyFy’s Krypton at Comic-Con

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Tai Freligh participated in roundtable interviews of cast and crew from SyFy’s Krypton… Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with cast and crew from the show at San Diego Comic-Con for roundtable interviews. Cameron Welsh, Executive Producer and Showrunner Shaun Sipos, plays “Adam Strange” Wallis Day, plays “Nyssa-Vex” Based on DC characters, Krypton is executive produced by David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight trilogy). Cameron Welsh (Ash vs Evil Dead) will serve as executive producer and showrunner.  It can be…
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Exclusive Interview – Composer Jared Faber talks Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

Exclusive Interview – Composer Jared Faber talks Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

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Tai Freligh chats with Teen Titans Go! to the Movies composer Jared Faber…. Jared Faber is the composer, music producer and songwriter of the upcoming animated movie, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies. The film, which is based on the television show Teen Titans Go! features five beloved DC superheroes, led by Robin (Batman’s sidekick), who dream of getting their very own Hollywood blockbuster and will go to great lengths to prove they are deserving of being on the big screen.  Other projects Jared has scored and produced songs for include ABC’s Splitting Up Together, and The Wedding Ringer, starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently caught up with him to chat about his new films and ask some fun speed round questions. You composed both score and songs for the…
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